Tennessee Tech announces Student Research Day winners

Nearly 140 students submitted abstracts for Tennessee Tech University’s eighth annual Student Research Day this spring.

Of the submissions, 122 students presented posters. More than 50 faculty and community leaders volunteered as judges, selecting student winners in undergraduate and graduate categories.

Undergraduate student winners from the College of Arts and Sciences included Mallory Miles, of Crossville, Michael Probasco, of Mt. Juliet, John Kirby, of Sparta, Paul Woods, of Cookeville, and Travis L. Johnson, of Murfreesboro.

Undergraduate student winners from the College of Education included Emily Thompson, of Murfreesboro, and Amanda Ellis, of Powell.

Undergraduate student winners from the College of Engineering included Luke Mirtes, of Brentwood, Adam Shaw, of Cookeville, Gus Gillen, of Columbia, Justin T. Wood, of Cookeville, Jared Slayton, of Gallatin, and Albert Painter, of Norris.

Graduate student winners included Twanelle Majors, of McMinnville, in the College of Education; and Preejith Ambuken, of India, Jojo France-Mensah, of Ghana, Vitaly Ford, of Russia, Jason Bonior, of Athens, and Jeff McGehee, Hohenwald, in the College of Engineering.

The Office of Research and Graduate Studies at TTU coordinates Student Research Day.